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Mapping and Catalog Committee

Academic Senate Committee - Reports to Curriculum & Instruction Council

Purpose:

The Mapping & Catalog Committee supports the District’s effort for providing an online and printed PDF version of the catalog which clearly articulates course sequences for students, identifies critical progress milestones for student success, and makes this information easily accessible. The committee will work collaboratively to address gaps related to navigation of Mt. SAC programs from entry to completion. The committee will review initiatives relating to program navigation, catalog rights, and related practices and support communication of these initiatives to faculty, staff, and students.

Function

  1. Recommend the development and timely maintenance of program maps and program data to align program maps with curriculum
  2. Systematically review and recommend policies and procedures to support accurate, consistent, and timely mapping based on catalog schedule timeline.
  3. Review online and printed access to maps and College catalog, and recommend content that is relevant and appropriate for Mt. SAC student
  4. Evaluate and make recommendations regarding functionality, and accessibility of the online catalog for use by all users.
  5. Recommend incorporation of relevant and accurate information on employment and further education opportunities targeted by each program map.
  6. Recommend communication of information to the campus community related to the purpose of this committee. 
  7. Evaluate how students' progress through program maps and utilize the catalog and make recommendations related to the research. 
  8. Address mapping related matters in collaboration with stakeholders.  

Committee Members

Position Represented  Name Term
Dean of Instruction (Co-Chair) Sylvia Ruano Ongoing
 GPS Mapping Coordinator (Co-Chair) Stacie Nakamatsu Ongoing
SCE Faculty Mapping Coordinator (Co-Chair) Michael Ngo Ongoing
GPS Instruction Coordinator Vacant Ongoing
Articulation Officer Jamaika Fowler Ongoing
Noncredit Manager (appointed by the Provost, School of Continuing Education) Jody Fernando 2020-24
Research & Institutional Effectiveness Marcell Gilmore Ongoing
Admissions & Records Evaluator (appointed by the Dean of Enrollment) Becky Wang 2020-24
Curriculum Specialist II (or designee)  Vacant Ongoing
Noncredit Curriculum Specialist I Lesley Cheng Ongoing
Information Technology Representative Matt Bidart Ongoing
Associate Dean, Career Education and Strong Workforce Dejah Swingle Ongoing
Marketing Manager or Designee John Lewallen Ongoing 
8 Faculty representing each division (appointed by the Academic Senate)    
Arts Division  Joshua Christ 2020-22
Business Division  Vacant 2020-23
Humanities & Social Sciences Division  Vacant 2021-24
Kinesiology , Athletics & Dance Division  Robert Purcell 2020-22
Library & Learning Resources Cristina Springfield 2021-22
Natural Sciences Division  Eugene Mahmoud 2021-24
School of Continuing Education  Lorena Velazquez 2020-23
Technology & Health Division  Vacant 2021-24
ACCESS Faculty Vacant 2021-23
Student Representative (appointed by Associated Students) Phyu "Pearl" Pale 2022-23
Student Representative (appointed by Associated Students) Emily Rivera 2022-23